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Beefy Taco Sauce Recipe

This nicely seasoned sauce can be used as a filling for tacos and burritos. Or serve it over baked potatoes.—Linda Goshorn, Bedford, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook the beef, onion, green pepper and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until thick and bubbly, stirring occasionally. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 46 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.